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Noun: Amharic  am'her-ik [N. Amer], am'ha-rik [Brit]
  1. The dominant and official language of Ethiopia; a Semitic language much influenced by the Cushitic language with which Amhara have been in close contact
    - Ethiopian language
Adjective: Amharic  am'her-ik [N. Amer], am'ha-rik [Brit]
  1. Related to or characteristic of or written in Amharic
    "the Amharic language"

Type of: Semitic

Encyclopedia: Amharic